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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 32

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 32 CHAPTER 12 Newtown on Peltry “Mundy of Chatsworth to see the President,” Adele said to the uniformed doorman. “He’s been informed of my visit.”

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 31

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 31 “Where’s the station?” Adele said aloud. “In the basement, but the files are all locked,” Yvette said. “I have the key to the communications console, though.”

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 30

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 30 CHAPTER 11 Newtown on Peltry Adele stared at the text from Guy Mignouri, the 5th Bureau Resident in Newtown, for some seconds longer than the words themselves required: it is not suitable to meet … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 29

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 29 The anteroom was tight for three people. Daniel wondered what would have happened if he had brought a staff of ten. Walters pressed a button in the wall. A green light winked above the … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 28

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 28 The pirates had been cruising at low thrust, just enough to maintain a semblance of gravity. There was no reply by radio, but two and then the third vessel came up to what was … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 27

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 27 CHAPTER 10 Above Peltry Adele found freefall very uncomfortable when she was aware of it, but she easily slipped into an existence outside her physical body when confronted with a fresh mass of data … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 26

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 26 Cuvier Harbor, Jardin The signals officer of a corvette didn’t rate a private cabin, but Daniel had turned the captain’s Cruising Cabin over to Adele. It was only a bunk and a terminal just … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 25

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 25 She paused and swallowed before saying, “The servants will be punished in whatever fashion you direct, Captain Leary.” “Oh, no!” said Miranda.

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 24

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 24 CHAPTER 9 DaSaenz Estate, Jardin Where the hell am I? Daniel thought. He was seeing the interior of Starscape Caverns, but the glowworms were racing about like startled cockroaches. What Hell am I in?

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 23

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 23 Captain Dorst may well not have had anything on his conscience, but Daniel had known enough RCN officers — and been an RCN officer — to know that things that bothered civilians might well … Continue reading

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